Why HBCUs need ‘My Brother’s Keepers’

June 30, 2014   // 0 Comments

Contrary to popular belief, the current ratio of black females to black males at HBCUs is less than 2-to-1 (1.57-to-1 to be exact) — nonetheless, it is a disparity with unfavorable consequences, especially when we unpack the numbers. According to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, across the 311,671 students who currently attend HBCUs, there are 68,843 more females than males.  A...

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